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aboard shuttle atlantis. >> t >> welcome back. we had some big storms last night. 82 degrees at 5:00 p.m. downtown. it is a humid morning. let's look it some of the other numbers. cooler up north. 74 degrees in colombia. 77 in annapolis. a mixture of sunshine and a few clouds. heat advisory in effect. it will feel like 100 later today. scattered thunderstorms are possible later this afternoon. we'll come back and check the forecast going into the weekend. >> tsa officials are trying to figure out how way stun gun minutes past security in boston and made it onto a jetblue flight. weapon was found in a seat back pocket. all passengers off the plane when the stun gun was it discovered. a truck crossed the path of an amtrak plane. it burst into flames. none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. the gate and light of the closet were said to be working at the time. >> astronauts will face a day in space one day longer than planned. they will spend the extra day repackaging the cargo that atlantis is delivering. to have started unloading the provisions. it will take 130 hours to tr
's big three credit rating agencies, warned it might have to lower the country's top notch credit rating if lawmakers don't come it an agreement soon on raising the debt ceiling. this a starnlgts moodeddy's said its action was prompted by the possibility that the debt limit will not be raised in time to prevent a missed payment on u.s. bonds with a small but rising risk of a short-lived default. economists say if the aaa rating is lowered, it would throw the financial markets in to chaos and the cost of were rowing would go up for everything from mortgages to car loans. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke warned -- >> i think the worst outcome is that at some point, you know, we default on the debt and that would creates a i said before a huge financial calamity. >> reporter: sources say the president knew about the moody's warning as he headeded in to wednesday's meet which go all sides have described as very tense. republican majority leader eric cantor quoted the president as saying, i have reached the point where i say enough. would ronald reagan be sitting here? i've reached my li
'll take a look at the upcoming workweek coming up. for now, to the news desk. >> our big story this morning, congress and the president are working to meet the deadline and avoid a default by uncle sam. >> one vote was expected to come up this morning, but was withdrawn as the haggling continued behind-the-scenes. >> unable to muster support to get a bill passed, harry reid displayed the vote on his debt ceiling until later today. >> i spoke to the white house a few times, and they asked me to give as much time as possible to reach an agreement. >> it was the same plan shot down hours earlier by the house. >> the rules are not suspended, and the bill is not passed. >> finding a bill that will pass is not easy. >> we will not compromise on our principles. >> with tuesday's deadline looming, they are talking to president obama. >> the only way we will have a deal is to have an an agreement with the president of the united states. >> and we're going to fight you on that. >> as the clock ticks down. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> wrblings the maryland congressional delegation is
. we're talking about the big headline is the heat and humidity. temperatures are baking across texas all the way into the northern plains. it is heading our way. it is not hard to pick out the heat wave. the sunshine is gone to the blazing into the afternoon, pushing those temperatures up towards the triple digits. this will be heading our way. our temperatures are better along the mid-atlantic. 74 at the airport. 74 up towards new york city. lower and mid 80's in the midwest. we will be getting into the heat and humidity this afternoon. low to mid 90's. with the but, it could feel like 100 degrees outdoors. -- with the humidity, it could feel like 100 degrees. at indices will be up towards 105, 110. stay in air conditioning and checking on the elderly. sarah has a check on traffic. >> one accident in anne arundel county and pass a been a eastbound on a mountain road. all eastbound direction is closed. police just arriving on the scene. watch for delays. no delays on 97 north and southbound. looking good to the glen bernie area. the roads around the airport are checking out fine. bac
. >>> plus, a warning to parents. backyard trampolines are becoming very popular but they also come with big safety concerns. coming up, one family shares their cautionary story. >>> we're going to meet a newborn so big doctors have already given him a nickname, the moose. at more than 16 pounds, jamichael brown could be the largest baby ever born in texas. everything is bigger in texas. he's going to join us along with his proud parents. >>> let's begin this morning with our top story. the debt ceiling standoff in washington. kristen, good morning. >> good morning to you, ann. president obama met with congressional leaders on sunday to try to get a deal done. that didn't happen. in fact, one official with knowledge of the discussion tells me it was a bit tense. lawmakers are hoping to get a deal done within the next ten days so it can be processed by that august 2nd deadline. their ties were off but the heat was on as the president and congressional leaders met sunday for a second time in less than a week to try to salvage the deal to raise the debt limit. when a reporter asked if a deal co
night. the big story is the heat and humidity. 95 this afternoon. this must be what phoenix feels like. atch that. cool to what ste >> are they going to will let you try that? >> i think i will let the experts do that. >> thank you. weather-wise, it will be hot and steamy today. we had some big thunderstorms last night. those are gone. 75 at the airport. 76 in cockeysville. the dew points are running in low 70's. a very tropical field. they dropped off when you get to the mountains. there is a boundary and that could be the focus for some thunderstorms later this afternoon. we had some thunderstorms last night. they are gone. we're watching a cluster of storms drifting off to the west. that will stay west of us. we will have some cloud cover. those clouds may suppress the heat. we're forecasting a high of 95. i think it could have been worse if we didn't get this cloud cover. the real relief is with this front that is back in the great lakes. that could come by tonight or early tomorrow morning. hot and humid day today with a chance for some afternoon thunderstorms. heat index up aroun
the economy growing by having a big tax increase. you incentivize the private sector. >> democrats want to end tax breaks. resisting changes to medicare. washington must raise the debt limit by august 2 or risk of defaults. >> there is political theater in this business. >> president has said to be prepared to meet every day this week to hammer out a deal. kate amara reporting. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the debt crisis talks will end in a compromise, one side backing down, or default? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to tim pawlenty has put aside the handling of the economy. >> he is blaming president bush, blaming republicans. president obama should look in the mirror to see who's to blame for the economy in its current state. it is not doing well. for results on taxes and nine jobs, then vote for me. >> he says the debt ceiling crisis is one symptom of a much larger problem in washington. >> funeral arrangements for betty ford. she passed away from midnight
the transition date. it was comfortable yesterday. tomorrow will be close to 100 to again. the big todd heap bank will move back into baltimore in about 24 hours. upper 70's and low 70's right now. there is no rain. it will thicken up as we head into this afternoon -- upper 60's and low 70's. high temperature in the upper 80's and low 90's. we will come back and talk about the forecast going into the weekend. >> good morning. a quiet start for your morning commute. the only thing we are tracking is the ongoing construction in ight street and st. conway street in advance of the grand prix. on to the west side, still running smoothly, 54. eight minutes on southbound 895 down to the tolls. five minutes on 95 down to the fort mchenry. so far so good. we will enjoy this quiet ride for now. this is the key bridge. an easy ride on the east side. the promised at the harbor tunnel or the fort mchenry. the bay bridge, no problems, a nice ride into the toll plaza at sandy point. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> congress seems no closer to -- an agreement. >> the house is planning to
events. >> i was in the house and just heard the big explosion. >> when tyrone butler came outside -- >> there was a van, a van. that van was just into a bus and that guy was laying out there. >> the driver of this mercedes caused a three-car accident but police say it started on the 2000 block of liberty avenue. someone shot a man multiple times then took off in the victim's car. police spotted the mercedes then police put out a description of the call. >> we got a call saying that white mercedes had crashed and struck two vehicles, ejecting one man out of his vehicle, a van that was moving. >> the man was rushed to the hospital. he is expected to survive. >> at least two people ran out of the mercedes and tried to ran away. >> police found him in the yard not too far from where we're standing. his leg was broken. >> one suspect was hiding behind a house up against trash next to the porch. so we believe there's one more suspect out there. >> the search continues for that suspect and the charges are pending for the man in custody. >> the suspect in police custody is being treated f
while. >>> a big scare in north carolina's outer banks. a 6-year-old girl attacked by a shark in a foot and a half of water. her mother was just a few feet away. luckily, this little girl survived. we're going to be there live in just a little while. >>> plus, important health advise for women, new recommendation on when and how often you should get a mammogram. it's confusing. it contradicts another recommendation that came out a year and a half ago. what are women to do. dr. nancy schneiderman will be here to sort it out. >>> let's begin with the dramatic end to the shuttle program this morning. tom costello is at the kennedy space center. you had a front row seat, what was it like? >> it was a dramatic and emotional day here. and now it's over. the space shuttle program ongoing for 30 years since '81 is now in the history books. "atlantis" came down at 5:37 eastern time. "atlantis" tracked 307 days in orbit. it came to rest on runway 1-5. the sights and sounds as "atlantis" came in for a landing. >> landing gear down and locked. having fired the imagination of a generation, a ship li
's already dead. that's a big lie. >> reporter: on wednesday, casey's parents, cindy and george left home again with nothing to say publicly. the anthony family has received death threats. while outside of the courthouse, mike estherly put a sign in her window that reads "baby killer". >> how can she be free after she killed her baby. >> reporter: most protesters are venting anger, there's always a possibility one could act out, targeting tanthony family, including casey when she's released or the 12 jurors. >> some of them will be vetted and found out and people will know who they are and they're terrified of that coming out. >> it's unclear when casey is released either today or ever if she'll earn money off of her notoriety. to that end, the state has filed a motion to tax her if she is earning any profits after this. there is a law in florida that allows the prosecution to recover the costs from the investigation and the prosecution and those costs easily exceed $1 million. >> kerry sanders, kerry, interesting point. mark lipman is george and cindy anthony's attorney. good morning to
make a larger deal unacceptable. >> you do not get the economy growing by having a big tax increase. you get the economy going by incentivizing the private sector. >> democrats want to end tax breaks for big companies and the wealthiest americans while resisting changes to medicare and social security. washington must raise the $14.3 trillion debt limit by august 2 or risk default. >> that would be catastrophic for the economoy. everybody understands that. there is just a lot of political theater in this business. >> according to reports, the president has told congressional leaders to be prepared to meet every day this week to hammer out a deal. kate amara reporting. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the debt crisis talks will end in a compromise, one side backing down, or default? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> some horrific tragedy's overseas this point. first to india where 60 people have died and more than 100 injured after a train derailed. about 1000 p
. we mentions that facebook had a big announcement. i'm robin sue joss. i like to make roast beef and it leaves a lot of baked on grease. when i took the finish challenge i open the dishwasher, everything was very shiny. i used to use cascade now i use finish quantum. take the finish challenge for yourself. if you don't see a difference, it's free. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not bat out there and all. one accident in baltimore county in the phoenix area between phoenix road and cooper road. use extra caution. everything is running smoothly on the harrisburg expressway north and south. no problems along york road. the north side running smoothly. 57 over towards 795. a smooth ride on the west side. j.f.x. in great shape. a little bit of a slow spot. 295 in great shape. nothing like yesterday. everything is open and running smoothly from 100 down to the capital beltway. this is the west side. a nice ride and frederick road. this is 95 coming out of the white marsh area. southbound
a nation battered by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and ann curry. live, from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and welcome today on this monday morning, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about after a rough year. and i love the fact they thanked the world for the support they have had. >> and they continue to thank, actually, after every game. so it's a pretty exciting bit. >>> in the meantime, another maj
the indians. derek jeter it makes a great play. he did not get the double play. that is a big-time player read different derek jeter. in the seventh, the indian sculpture 2-0. lonnie chisseled that home run. first major league home run. derek jeter rips one to write. 2997. he is three shy of 3000. roger goodell and demaurice smith rejoin talks. a question of when a deal would get done. hopefully by this weekend or next. >> to live. 6:27. 72 degrees on tv hill. >> police looking for a suspect after a man with a shotgun at disrupted activity on the b-w parkway yesterday. details are next. >> a debt showdown at the white house today. will either side give? if i were a customer, i'd like nonstop travel because it's quicker. because it's convenient. it's just the best way to go. keeps the cost down. [ male announcer ] southwest airlines has added new nonstop flights from bwi airport to south carolina. it means more time doing the things i want to do. it's easy. it's hassle-free. there's no headaches. [ male announcer ] fly southwest airlines' new nonstops from bwi airport to greenville-spartanburg
the birds beat the blue jays. it was good to get some run support. derrek lee, a base hit. part of his big night. he later would hit a homerun. he drove in five runs. the big star was j.j. hardy. two home runs. this was the second one. he continues to play outstanding baseball. robert andino. another big night. nolan reimold scores. the orioles went 12-4. michael phelps will be on the "today" show. he will swim in shanghai. the london olympics swim one year from today. he finished second in the 200 freestyle. he had a swim trunks on. >> ok. >> i hope he did. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. some dangers news about water quality. >> arson and homicide investigators looking into a bizarre incident that left three people dead. >> parents are preparing to send their kids back to school. some have the option to decide which one. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. tony is back from vacation just- in-time for the cooler temperatures. bad timing underpart
're noticing the change in the air mass. the dew points have dropped into the 50's. that makes a big difference. 68 is the temperature at the airport -- excuse me. i'm ok. sunny skies and must humid. mostly clear tonight. upper 50's tonight in the suburbs. mid 60's boss in the city. i do not think we will break in the overnight low records. that is unusual to get the temperatures to drop in the 50's during the overnight this time of year. big area of high pressure in control during the day tomorrow. that will slide off the coast as we head towards the weekend. the surface wind will turn to the south. temperatures get warmer. the temperatures will jump into the 90's. this will be an outstanding beach weekend. keep that in mind. 85 tomorrow. up close to 90 on sunday. it will feel very nice at the beach. it is basically the same forecast for us here at home. 86 today. 87 tomorrow. saturday, close to 90. 93 on sunday here in baltimore. mid 90's on monday and tuesday of next week. get out and enjoy the beautiful weather. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kr
a slight chance for a shower today. high temperature mere 91. we have some big-time heat in the forecast. we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. one problem we are tracking in woodbine. old frederick road, we have an accident location in the final clearing stages. in terms of problems elsewhere, we have ongoing construction in advance of the grand prix. watch for closures on light street and conway street. 58 on the north side. so far so good on the west side. 12 minutes on the west side. 11 minutes to go south on 95 down towards 32. we do have liberty road and you can see the west side is running smoothly at this time. light volume around the area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. we're expecting a vote today in washington on a plan to raise the debt ceiling. >> that vote will get us no closer to a compromise. >> budget officials found another $50 billion in savings. john boehner is putting his vote to a plan. >> it is time for him to pull the plug. you cut.let them see >> complaints the plan would add $7 trillion. house republicans would like t
attorney rushed her out of jail and into an suv pass some reporters and onlookers. safety has been a big concern. she has received death threats since being acquitted of killing her daughter. after taking on a bus-sized canister of trash, astronauts will say goodbye to the space station. atlantis is scheduled to undock from the space station on tuesday. >> the government is wrestling over raising the debt limit. more americans are paying down their personal debt. consumers have reduced debt by more than $1 trillion. the number of delinquent loans wo years.0% in to this year' a new bill would call on a five- year freeze on cell phone hikes. consumer as are paying about $92 a year on cell phone bills. the wireless industry supports the bill. would you read a book by casey anthony? more consumers are stocking up big time on grocery trips. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. more americans looking to get more bang for their books. thing to buy bigger quantities of things. you have seen the sales like b a for $10. of tuns f the biggest slump in corn in three
. first, the heat continues to be the big story everyone is talking about. ava, my goodness. >> brutal is a good way to describe it. we were hoping the heat would break, but i think we have to wait another day for it. it is not going to be as hot as it was the past couple days. boy was it hot yesterday. we look at the temperatures, 102 at b.w.i. marshall. that tied the record back from 1991. the inner harbor got up to 103. yesterday was definitely one for the record books. quite a bit of areas actually reached up to that triple digit mark from texas to kansas city. many areas in the eastern coast as well. we're going to be close to that today. i don't think we'll reach the 100-degree mark. humidity up at 69%. we'll talk about how hot ss going to get today. that will all be coming up in my forecast. so stay tuned to those details. >> our big story is it one family's plea to your help to find the missing 7-month-old boy. >> here's sheldon dutes with the latest on the investigation. >> i'm hurt. that's my son. snb walked away with my son. what do you think i do? >> when whifney left her s
a controversial last choice option to end the stalemate. >>> how big was it? word this morning the number of possible victims involved in that hacking scandal in britain could be in the thousands. this morning one celebrity who says he was a target, hugh grant, speaks out in a live interview. >>> and we need a bigger boat. a huge 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile leaps out of the river to the delight and terror of tourists. and the photographer who took the picture says it's no croc d the picture says it's no croc d day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. boy, the gloves are off in washington. the move could be more today because the president and top congressional leaders are going to go back to the negotiating table yet again. >> that's right. the republicans were not at all happy with the president's comment on tuesday. now senator mitch mcconnell has offered that last chance option. we're going to tell you what he is offering straight ahead. >>> also this morning matt, it was a dea
, failing to use the crosswalk. we will be talking to her exclusively this morning. >>> the big 40, the milestone birthday that makes people squirm. but now some women are seizing the day and giving it a brand new meaning. we're going to explore tha further. >>> let's begin with the latest on that deadly shooting rampage in norway. nbc's martin fletcher is in oslo this morning. martin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. anders breivik is in court right now being arraigned on charges of terrorism. meanwhile here at oslo cathedral, this has become the center of mourning. this drama is just what the confessed killer wants, christian war to defend europe against muslim domination. at noon local time today all of norway paused for a minute silence in memory of the victims who died for one man's obsession. ♪ and at sunday's memorial in the oslo cathedral, king harold and queen sonya cried with their people. a nation shocked, listening with horror to the survivors of the massacre. >> he looked like a police officer. he had all the clothes and the gun and everything. >> it was like
hikers feared dead after reportedly getting caught in a dangerous current and pulled over a big waterfall at yosemite national park. and searchers are out looking for their bodies today wednesday, july 20th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> announcer: live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm ann curry. as you see, it's 76 degrees already at 7:00 a.m. here in new york city. and new york is one of 32 states under a heat advisory warning today. >> i think you can see that shot from above, the haze that's hanging over the city. apparently a lot of the country is trapped inside what people are calling a heat dome. inside that dome temperatures in the 90s and 100s in areas that aren't used to getting that hot. now you throw humidity on top of that, and there is simply no way to escape. how long will all this last? we'll check in with al roker on that in just a moment. >>> then we're going to talk about the woman who can really pack a punch. we're talking about wendy murdoc
are still growing? coming up, the big business of children's gym memberships and the dangers of lifting too much weight too soon, matt. >>> let us begin on a tuesday morning with rupert murdoch, forced to answer some very difficult questions in parliament today. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london with a preview. stephanie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. well, the questioning is set to begin in a couple of hours, just behind me. but ahead of the testimony, news corporation released a statement saying they take the allegations against "news of the world" seriously and are cooperating with authorities. but they reject any suggestion that what happened at the paper is somehow a reflection of the culture at the company. it is an unlikely faceoff. the head of the world's second largest media company, rupert murdoch, questioned by a small panel of british politicians over phone hacking at one of his papers. broadcast live, the world will be watching. >> i wouldn't underestimate. he's deceptively mild, but also extremely astute, as well. of and so he'll give, i think, probably
in. 115 in huntsville. 107 in d.c. 103 here in new york city. here's why. big area of high pressure. there's a big strong upper ridge. this is just a heat pump that will continue. and the bad news is, this goes into at least thursday. in fact, jet stream guns up a little further into canada so that heat will be creeping up north as the ridge intensifies. we don't see this breaking down at least until the weekend. so the mid section of the country is going to continue to bake the northeast gets a little bit of a break as we head on into the next 72 hours. ann? >> all right, al, thank you so much. we'll get the rest of your forecast in a bit. >>> for now, to britain's deepening phone hacking scandal. this morning there are claims that journalists from other rupert murdoch's other papers were involve and the alleged target is former p.m. gordon brown. stephanie goss is in london with this. stephanie, good morning. >> good morning, ann. gordon brown does not mince his words when he spoke to the bbc this morning about rupert murdoch's papers me said those papers used people to gather inf
outside in the downtown area. there is a cold front in the area. it will not bring any big changes in the temperatures. it will hold off the extreme heat from coming from the midwest. some areas of rain into the western part of the state. that may slow people down if they head out early this morning. we will have scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. >> thank you. police in florida believe a teenager killed his parents with a hammer. the teenager faces two counts of first-degree murder. police were called to the home sunday morning when they found the bodies along with a bloody hammer locked in their bedroom. investigators believe the younger boy killed his parents then hosted a party with dozens of teenagers the same night. >> u.s. and a million spill -- there was an ammonia spill in nebraska. crews began dousing the ammonia with water. another huge dust storm in arizona. video shows what it was like as it rolled into the phoenix area. visibility cause problems for drivers. the thick cloud nearly blocked out the sun is in turmoil. this is the second time this month a large dust
's family called him a big bear, killed while trying to save his friends. some of the victims were immigrants or children of immigrants, people hated so much by the killer, 32-year-old anders breivik. he used bullets to explode inside the body. they said they had never seen so much destruction. survivors are traumatized. >> i knew it was over. i knew this was, i'm going to die now. >> reporter: adrian, 21 years old. >> screamed out that he was going to kill us all that this was the day that we must dionne. >> reporter: adrian was shot in the neck and shoulder. he played dead. and anders breivik moved on. most of the teenagers had cell phones and called home. anguished parents called the police, and some texted their children throughout the ordeal. the first message from judy, 16 years old, mummy, tell the police to come quick. people are dying here. her mother couldn't leave the kitchen table. she answered, the police know. they've had many calls. give a sign of life every five minutes. julie, we are in fear of our lives. mother, i understand. stay hidden. as minutes dragged by and
if there is a chance to put this big deal back together that he and speaker boehner were very close to having this deal last week, that in many ways this speech was almost a post-mortem, almost setting up the blame game for the fact that no big deal is going to happen and no matter what happens here at the end of the day the debt ceiling is probably going to go up, nobody is going to be happy about the deal. i can tell you this, ann, i had a bunch of democrats who said to me would have been a good speech to give two weeks ago. >> i know that he calls republican activism, so much so that we hear capitol hill websites were crashing last night because so many people were trying to e-mail representatives. it sounds like he spooked main street. will he also speak wall street? >> no, wall street is calm. the markets are looking good today. we had a blip down in the indicators from 9:05 and 9:20, then i came right back. nobody is buying the panic or skyrocketing interest rates scenario. >> that said, hedge funds are prepare for a default. >> there's a possibility that we could default. it will be short term.
's projected to cut more, $917 billion over ten years. >> it is a test. this is a big step trying to get control of our deficit and our debt. >> reporter: in an interview for brian williams for a sunday special, "taking the hill inside congress," boehner played down a lot of opposition from his own members. >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say you have a bit of a rebellion on your hands? or do you feel -- >> i have a little bit of rebellion on my hands every day. it comes with the territory. >> you're not worry? >> never let them see you sweat. >> reporter: the speaker is getting heat from democrats too. 50 signed a letter saying they would block the plan because it would force us once again to face the threat of defaulting in five or six months. harry reid wants to kill the boehner bill and get one of his own. >> i'm disappointed bohnev eed . good person. he's painted himself in a corner. >> reporter: they played this film clip from ben affleck's movie to fire up their members. then upset democrats jumped at the chance to show it again. >> going to hurt some people. >> this is a political
. >> consumers will determine just how big the market remains. r, wbal-tv 11 news. >> tablets will cannibalize about 35% of the pc market this year. >> sooner or later it will be on our wrist watch. hot dogs may be hazardous to your health. gold is soaring. jane king has the business news in the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> a lot going on today. the kindle e-reader is the biggest driver for amazon. profit came in better than what one analyst estimated. opening a new distribution centers. amazon is running on all cylinders despite the pressure on its margin. all this political wrangling over a plan to reduce the deficit may cost the u.s. its aaa rating. that would add $100 billion a year to government costs. a house vote has been postponed. gold is trading at $1,600.20 $5 an ounce. futures are pretty quiet. we got disappointing profit forecast from ups and 3m. football fans are ready to fill empty stadium seats. sales sort 332% -- sales soared 332%. eating hot dogs is just as bad as smoking cigarettes. health experts say moderation is keep. i'm jane king reporting for wbal
will talk about the big moment when you won the competition. a great way to wake up on this wednesday morning. let's check the weather. there are some showers out towards ohio. that could make it our way this afternoon. tony has a full check at the weather. when a beautiful way to wake up. >> those guys are good. what has to happen. >> i am not going to sing. >> you are going to sing. you will do a solo. thank you. those guys sound good. weather-wise, this is a transition day for us. we have a front that is stalled across the mid-atlantic region. we're waiting to get this front off the coast. it will bring in less humid conditions. in that transition, we might to help a shower or thunderstorm as we head into the afternoon. there are cooler temperatures and behind the front. overnight lows tomorrow night may dip into the 50's in some neighborhoods. this is a big transition. 84 degrees downtown. 82 in annapolis. you get the point. you know we will have a warm afternoon. the dew points have come down just a little bit. yesterday they were in the low 70's. right now, mid 60's's. not as ba
the lockout ending. ravens." o can win the big one." >> investigators are reviewing surveillance tapes in the hope of catching some arsonists in east baltimore. two teenagers can be seen. lights a rag andes a ragg tosses it towards a shed. >> four high school students are suing their school. lawyers say the rule permits teachers from intervening when a student who is gay is bullied. the district stands by their policy. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think schools are doing enough to prevent bullying on campus? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> 6:09. physical benefits of a good workout are easy to see. it also benefits your mind. >> a dramatic scene in the skies over dallas. >> getting ready for back-to- school, they're ready to dig deeper into your wallet. >> thunderstorms are now off shore. it will be a relatively nice day for july. how long will this weather last? >> in dundalk, we will let you know about an accident blocking all lanes. and some downed trees f >> welco
th, 2011. at gorgeous morning. we have a big crowd spending it with us on the plaza. stepping outside to say hello in a little bit. in the meantime, inside studio 1a, i'm ann curry alongside mt. just ahead, the nation's reaction from casey anthony not guilty verdict. for many, it was a collective gasp of surprise. we'll show you how it's being received coast to coast, and a breakdown of order t. verdict with our team of legal experts. >>> and casey anthony's ex-fiance who testified at this trial will share his reaction in an exclusive live interview. >>> also this morning, after everything that was said during the investigation and trial, all the accusations and finger pointing, where does the anthony family going to go from here? >>> but, let's begin this half hour with how the not guilty verdict is playing out across the country. nbc's jeff rossen is outside our studio with that part of the story. >> good morning to you. i've been out here talking to a lot of people about where they were when the verdict came in. some people on the plaza told me they were on a train and watched on t
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at the big picture. you have to feel good for the japanese women. the orioles have won two in a row and welcome the red sox to camden yards. the sox beat the rays in 16 innings. this ball almost to the warehouse. fair or foul? 3-0 indians. asdrubal cabrera -- that is one of the greatest plays you'll see. spectacular double play. orioles' bullpen shuts the indians down. robert andino. his first home run since april 30. 4-3 orioles. markakis reps his ninth home run. matt wieters and adam jones also hit home runs. the orioles win 8-3. the orioles have won two eggs in a row since june 19. now they say, bring on the red sox. darren clarke wins the british open. how can you not feel good for the people of japan? a tremendous game. >> one of the u.s. players said they still love the olympics coming up. >> a great game. >> thank you. >> touse people making an appearance in court this morning in the robo-calls investigation. >> people cleaning up after artscape weekend. >> a whole lot of potter friends or out to see the last installment of the harry potter series. the box office numbers. >>
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